NYMEX Prices Above Range

NYMEX Holdings Inc., the New York-based operator of the New York Mercantile Exchange, priced 6.5 million common shares at $59 per share ($54-$57 forecast), for an IPO take of approximately $383.5 million. It will trade on the NYSE under ticker symbol NMX, while JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch served as co-lead underwriters. General Atlantic held a 10% pre-IPO position. www.nymex.com < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />